Menopause | Dr. Sima Aidun

What is a Hot Flash?

Posted: Apr 30 in Woman Health by
What is a Hot Flash?

If you talk to just about any woman who is going or has already gone through menopause, she’ll be able to tell you what a hot flash feels like. Some women can even explain in detail the warning signs of a hot flash; others might know a few triggers that are wise to avoid. But even with all of this information there are a few questions left to be answered. Namely, what is a hot flash, anyway? [Read more]

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Migraines Spell Trouble During Menopause

Posted: Mar 29 in Woman Health by
Migraines Spell Trouble During Menopause

Migraines make you sensitive to light, sounds and smells. The intensity of these headaches differs person to person, but for many they are completely incapacitating. They make it impossible to work, play, talk, eat, exercise or do just about anything else you can think of. A bad migraine will leave you in your bed with the lights out, miserable until the pain fades away. [Read more]

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During Menopause or Andropause, Feel Younger with Yoga

Posted: Mar 26 in Woman Health by
During Menopause or Andropause, Feel Younger with Yoga

When you think of the typical yoga practitioner, your head may be filled with images of a slender, insanely flexible person, clad in a stretchy black outfit working through a variety of challenging poses. While this is the way we often see yoga presented in the media, it can make us forget one very important thing: yoga can benefit people of all ages and body types, even those without washboard abs and the ability to bend into a pretzel. [Read more]

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Maintaining Memory during Menopause and Andropause

Posted: Mar 14 in Woman Health by
Maintaining Memory during Menopause and Andropause

Everyone can be a little forgetful from time to time, but if you’re coping with the symptoms of menopause or andropause in Scottsdale, you may be worried about the memory problems that often come with getting older. Losing your memory can be a scary thing, and while forgetting where you put your car keys is by no means a surefire sign of dementia, it’s important to take the problem of memory loss seriously and adopt strategies that help you stay retentive for your whole life. [Read more]

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Depression during Andropause and Menopause

Posted: Mar 05 in Men Health by
Depression during Andropause and Menopause

It’s important to remember that no matter how bad depression gets, you still have some control over your mental state. The things that help most are often the hardest to do when you’re depressed, but taking positive steps every day can make a big difference in the way you feel, even if the change is gradual. [Read more]

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When Anxiety Attacks: Easing a Common Symptom of Menopause

Posted: Feb 11 in Woman Health by
When Anxiety Attacks: Easing a Common Symptom of Menopause

Anxiety is a natural response to the stresses of the world, but too much anxiety can make it difficult to function in your daily life. It can interfere with your sleep, appetite and ability to concentrate, even taking the form of physical symptoms like headaches, stomachaches, heightened heart rate and lightheadedness. [Read more]

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The Many Signs and Symptoms of Menopause

Posted: Feb 04 in Woman Health by
The Many Signs and Symptoms of Menopause

Every woman ages differently, and the way that women experience menopause is no different. While some women begin seeing the physical signs of age in their early forties, others don’t have their first hot flash until their mid-fifties. There are some women who don’t start really feeling the symptoms of menopause until the full cessation of menses, while others will have symptoms while still experiencing spotting or irregular periods month by month. [Read more]

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Supplements for the Signs of Menopause

Posted: Jan 04 in Woman Health by
Supplements for the Signs of Menopause

What kind of vitamins did you take when you were just a small child? For a lot of people, they were in the shape of cartoon characters and came in fruity flavors. Why did you stop taking those vitamins? It probably wasn’t that you grew tired of the fun shapes and flavors. No, your body outgrew those vitamins. By the time you hit puberty and began experiencing the many changes that every man and woman undergoes you were long past those cartoon vitamins. [Read more]

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Sleepless Nights with Menopause

Posted: Dec 30 in Woman Health by
Sleepless Nights with Menopause

Fatigue is one of the most common complaints among women over the age of 50, which comes as no surprise as sleep disturbance is one of the leading signs of menopause in Scottsdale. An estimated 61 percent of menopausal women experience sleep disturbances, while up to 85 percent of menopausal women experience hot flashes—a symptom that can severely disrupt one’s ability to fall and stay asleep. [Read more]

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In Denial about Menopause? Don’t Be

Posted: Aug 21 in Woman Health by
In Denial about Menopause? Don’t Be

Anticipating the many ups and downs of menopause can be somewhat scary for women. In fact, so many women hear horror stories about menopause that they often dread the years leading up to their late forties and early fifties. Some women are so concerned by the thought of experiencing this stage in their lives that they often remain in denial when it does arrive. Fear not -menopause is a natural and inevitable occurrence in a woman’s life and that list of accompanied symptoms can be greatly reduced by considering menopause treatment in Scottsdale. [Read more]

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